Low-Carb Cauliflower Risotto

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Christine B.

Love Risotto? Me too! Hate what it does to your waistline? Try this recipe. Cauliflower is a great substitute for rice, and a very low carb option.

Top Review by kubo

I was a bit skeptic but this recipe is quite amazing. I substituted the cream with 1% milk and it was fantastic. I had to use 1 cauliflower since it made so much.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the Cauliflower "Rice". Using a food processor grind the fresh cauliflower until it is rice size.
  2. Steam or Microwave for 5 Minutes.
  3. Use a strainer if necessary to press out any addition liquid. Set Aside.
  4. Sautee the onion and garlic in the olive in a frying pan.
  5. Add zucchini cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Add "rice", salt & pepper, cream and broth.
  7. Cook until it starts to reduce approximately 8 min, add parm. cheese; stir.
  8. Voila, your done. Very easy. I like to toss some fresh chopped Italian (Flat Leaf) Parsley right on top before serving. This makes a great hearty main course dish. Very Low Carb.
  9. Substitutions: I like to mix it up and use different vegetables, or add meat like shrimp or chicken. Just keep all the basics the same, try making it with asparagus or mushrooms.

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